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Big Rapids Police Blotter: Weekend


40-2200089 @ 8:35am 600 block of Maple St Fail to Pay, owner of vehicle contacted and had employee contact the store to pay. 

40-2200090 @ 2:56pm Traffic stop Third/Colburn led to driver being cited for no insurance and expired plate.  

40-2200091 @ 3:35pm 100 block Parkview Suspicious, caller wanted to report a possible CSC she was told about by another person back in May of 2021. Unknown on when, where, or who may have been involved in the incident. 

40-2200092 @ 9:24pm 500 block S. Michigan.  Female called and stated her sister was refusing to leave the house.  Sister was found to have a valid warrant and was lodged. 

40-2200093 @ 10:12pm  E. Bridge/ N State St.  Traffic stop resulted in the arrest of the driver for a valid warrant for contempt of court for operating with no license. 

40-2200094 @ 10:12pm  Same as above.  Passenger was arrested for two outstanding warrants out of the 77th District Court. 

40-2200095 @ 10:17pm 300 block N. State.  Male and female came and visited caller.  Caller stated one of them put hands on him.  UTL subjects.  Will be forwarded for review. 

40-2200096 @ 12:44am 500 block Chestnut.  Suspicious Situation.  Caller stated people were ringing his doorbell.  Caller wanted contact.  Subjects were UTL. 

40-2200097 @ 1:40am State and Ferris St. T/S led to citation of the passenger, the registered owner, for allowing a subject to drive the vehicle without insurance. 

40-2200098 @ 2:06am Perry/Ferris Dr.  Traffic stop led to the arrest of driver for his outstanding warrant for Home Invasion, resting arrest, and fleeing out of Kent County.  Driver was turned over to Kent County.  During the vehicle inventory narcotics and paraphernalia were found.  Will be forwarded for review. 



40-2200099 @ 9:37am 400 block S State St T/S for expired tag led to driver being cited for no insurance and expired registration. Big Rapids Tow impounded. 

40-2200100 @ 6:41pm 1200 block Perry Ave.  Hit and run. Pending further investigation. 

40-2200101 @ 11:13pm 100 block S. Michigan Contributing to a Minor was issued to male.  MIP was issued to female. 

40-2200102 @ 11:56pm 100 block S. Michigan MIP citation issued to female.  Case number pulled in error. 

40-2200103 @ 12:46am 100 block S. Michigan Disorderly.  Dispatch advised a fight was in progress.  Officers located two males and a female.  A fight broke out between one of the males and unknown subjects.  Security staff claimed they were assaulted by all three subjects after they were trying to get back in.  Neither side wanted to pursue charges but all three subjects were permanently trespassed.   

40-2200104 @ 3:47am 20000 block Northland Dr.  Warrant pickup of male for fines and costs from a reckless ticket. 

40-2200105 @ 3:38am 700 block Perry Ave.  unfounded alarm. 

40-2200106 @ 4:58am 1200 block Perry Ave. unfounded Alarm. 



40-2200108 @ 2:02pm, Willow Ave/Cypress St - Warrant Arrest. Officer responded for an area check of a vehicle that had two young girls going door to door asking for returnable cans for the homeless. Officers found female and she was arrested for her 49th Circuit FTA warrant. 

 40-2200107 @ 1:31pm, 1800 block Milton Ave – Check wellbeing. Officers responded to check the wellbeing of female. Her vehicle was consistently honking its horn without her around. No contact was made at the residence. Her vehicle’s horn was disconnected and she was found to be in Pine Rest. 

40-2200109 @ 7:31pm hrs. Traffic stop 300 block S Third Ave resulted in driver being arrested for multiple FTA warrants. 

40-2200110 @ 8:25pm hrs. Traffic stop at Mitchell Creek Park resulted in driver being arrested for warrants. Driver was also cited for MIP Marijuana. 

40-2200111 @ 9:46pm hrs. Mental 500 block Marion Ave. Female advised there used to be 2x8 boards on the ceiling of the basement to support the floor but they were now missing. No evidence of any boards missing and many cobwebs in the areas where she advised people were getting into the basement. 



40-2200112 @ 9:03am hours, 400 block S Third Ave, Parking Complaint – Officers were dispatched to a parking complaint. The owner was tracked down and advised to move the vehicle by Friday. 

 40-2200113 @ 10:13am hours, Linden St / S Michigan Ave, Minor PIA – Officers were dispatched to a PIA, minor injuries, one driver complained of ear issues after being hit by airbag. 

 40-2200114 @ 4:16pm hours, Darwin Ave/ Catherine St, DWLS/No Insurance/Improper Plate – Officer completed a traffic stop on a vehicle. Driver had purchased the vehicle a month prior and had not switched the plate or gained insurance. He was also driving on a suspended license. Cited and released. 

40-2200115/116 @ 7:06pm hours. Domestic at 500 block S Michigan Ave: Male spanked four children after they were messing around and refusing to stop when their mother/aunt told them to. One child became upset and began throwing things around the house. The male pushed the child out of the house and told him he needed to go home. The child demanded the BB gun the male had gotten him for Christmas and then alleged the male shot the BB gun which ricocheted off the door and struck the child. The BB gun was given to the child’s mother by the male. All other witnesses denied the male ever shot the BB gun. The child threw icicles and snowballs at the house while leaving. The child continued to cause issues at his mother’s house and eventually broke the television while there. Case forwarded for both the male and the child. 

40-2200117 @ 5:46pm. Assault 500 block S Third Ave: Male stated he was jumped by another male outside of the gas station. Caller was treated at the ER. 

40-2200118 @ 1:38am. OWI at S Stewart/Elm. BOL called out by a friend who stated female driver was highly intoxicated and refused a ride home and he was concerned she was going to drive. The vehicle was observed leaving the bar after honking the horn several times in the parking lot.  Driver arrested. 


Local High School Schedule & Scores

CSAA Basketball (Boys)


White Cloud 48 @ Big Rapids 53 (OT)

  -> Game broadcasting on WBRN 1460am, 96.5fm

Lakeview 46 @ Tri County 54

C Montcalm 55 @ Kent City 52 (OT) 

Chip Hills 48 @ Newaygo 58

Grant 41 @ Reed City 60


Reed City 32 @ Cadillac 54

Morley Stanwood 68 @ Tri County 63

Shepherd 56 @ Chip Hills 39

Lakeview 58 @ St Louis 50


CSAA Tournament

  Big Rapids 48 @ Reed City 46 (CSAA Tourn Champ)

      -> Game broadcasting on WBRN 1460am, 96.5fm

      -> Big Rapids Wins CSAA Tournament

  Chip Hills 30 @ Kent City 56 (CSAA Tourn)

  C Montcalm 40 @ Newaygo 82 (CSAA Tourn)

  Lakeview 41 @ Morley Stanwood 52 (CSAA Tourn)

2/22/24 - 7:00pm

Montague @ Grant

Morley Stanwood @ Tri County (CSAA Tourn)

2/23/24 - 7:00pm

C Montcalm @ Midland Calvary Bap

CSAA Basketball (Girls)

2/19/24 - 7:00pm

Hart 45 @ Morley Stanwood 40

Newaygo 38 @ Oakridge 46

2/20/24 - 7:00pm

Chip Hills 33 @ Beal City 67

Big Rapids 39 @ Cadillac 41

Whitehall 44 @ Grant 71

Hesperia 18 @ Tri County 71

Lakeview 55 @ Pine River 41

Reed City 36 @ McBain 40

2/21/24 - 7:00pm

Shelby 41 @ Newaygo 48

2/23/24 - 7:30pm

Tri County @ Big Rapids (7:00p)

Reed City @ C Montcalm

Morley Stanwood @ Grant

Lakeview @ Kent City

Newaygo @ Chip Hills


Big Rapids Ice Hockey (12-12-1)

MHSAA Regional 21: 2/24/24

Big Rapids#4 @ E Grand Rapids#1 (7:15pm)

GR CC#3 @ GR Christian#2 (4:15pm)

CSAA Basketball Standings

CSAA - Boys

  1. Reed City 18-3 (10-0)
  2. White Cloud 16-5 (8-2)
  3. Big Rapids   15-6 (8-2)
  4. Grant   13-6 (8-2)
  5. Newaygo 13-8 (6-4)
  6. Central Montcalm 8-12 (4-6)
  7. Kent City 7-14 (4-6)
  8. Tri County 6-15 (3-7)
  9. Chip Hills 5-16 (3-7)
  10. Morley Stanwood 2-17 (1-9)
  11. Lakeview 5-16 (0-10)

CSAA - Girls

  1. Morley Stanwood 15-3 (8-1)
  2. Grant 13-4 (8-1)
  3. Kent City 15-4 (7-2)
  4. Reed City 11-8 (7-2)
  5. Big Rapids 10-8 (6-3)
  6. Lakeview 10-9 (4-5)
  7. Central Montcalm 8-11 (4-5)
  8. Newaygo 10-9 (3-6)
  9. White Cloud 7-13 (2-8)
  10. Tri County 3-14 (1-8)
  11. Chip Hills 1-18 (0-9)

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